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AWS Services Monitoring & Auditing

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Become an AWS Auditor, Build the skills necessary to understand how to audit solutions on the AWS Cloud!

Having a detailed view of your AWS infrastructure is key to a finely tuned environment. Knowing what resources you have, where they are, their current status, how they are performing, and where improvements can be made, ensures your resources and costs are maintained at an optimum level. 

The AWS Cloud is an ever-changing environment, resources are provisioned and terminated due to its very nature of being elastic and scalable. When you have dynamically changing infrastructure, you need to know the status of these resources and how they are performing against defined metrics.

This AWS Auditing & Monitoring Learning Path will show you how to Audit and Monitor your AWS infrastructure using a number of different AWS services specifically designed for this very purpose. 

Learn foundational knowledge and get started with AWS to extend your technical skills and proficiency allowing you to audit solutions on the AWS Cloud. Gain hands-on experience and confidence in auditing AWS services. It’s time to start the Learning Path!

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to audit and monitor an AWS infrastructure using different AWS services
  • Be able to use the hands-on experience gained to implement skills in a real-world environment

Intended Audience

This learning path has been designed for cloud security engineers, cloud administrators, compliance managers, or anyone looking to implement monitoring and auditing in their cloud infrastructure.


  • Good knowledge of AWS, including the products and services that it offers


What is AWS compliance?

AWS offers a portal called AWS Artifact which is an audit and compliance system that provides access to compliance reports. These reports include the Service Organization Control (SOC), Payment Card Industry (PCI), and other accredited certifications.

Is AWS ISO 27001 certified?

Yes. AWS Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) are ISO 27001 certified, which includes infrastructure, data centers, and multiple services. Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), and Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) are all covered by this certification.

Is AWS SOX compliant?

AWS controls to meet the compliance needs of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX). The controls are designed and operating appropriately for the SOX Section 404 financial statement audits. AWS also meets the FISMA Moderate standards requirements and the PCI Data Security Standard.

Is AWS GDPR compliant?

AWS is GDPR complaint. A compliant Data Processing Addendum (DPA) is available to ensure your organization meets the GDPR contact requirements. The AWS Terms and Conditions include the DPA and is applied globally to customers needing it for GDPR compliance.

Is AWS HIPAA compliant?

No software or cloud service is completely compliant with the HIPAA regulations, however, AWS does support HIPAA compliance and will execute business agreements with healthcare organizations. HIPAA compliance is about how the system is used and not the platform. If no changes are made to the configuration, AWS is considered to be secure enough for HIPAA regulations.

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About the Author
Stuart Scott
AWS Content Director
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 250+ courses relating to cloud computing reaching over 1 million+ students.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.

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